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Willard Batteries

Rooted in the hearts of South Africans, this proud brand combines technology and a quest for perfection to bring you car batteries of peerless standing. Initially produced under licence to ESB, America, Willard Batteries won an enviable reputation for excellence in product quality.

In 1981, Willard Batteries became 100% South African owned and over the years has worked hard to establish a reputation as a premium product. Rated amongst consumers as their favourite car battery brand of choice, Willard Batteries supplies the OE and replacement markets with a comprehensive range of premium quality automotive batteries.

With a 25 month warranty across its range, it is little wonder that Willard Batteries remains one of the most respected and well-loved brands in the country.

In terms of its social responsibilities, Willard Batteries has a history of giving back to the community. It made a significant contribution with the Go Green, Go Willard campaign which helped raise funds for Food & Trees for Africa and which helped plant thousands of trees in schools and other areas across South Africa .


Willard Batteries manufacturing facility upholds various standards and accreditations, including:

ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems

ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems

IATF 16949:2016 Automotive Quality System

SANS2:2013 SABS Certification Mark

ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems

ISO 50001:2018 Energy Management System

Willard Batteries also retains OEM specific system audits with our various OEM customers, where required, and is a B-BBEE level 3 contributor.

Contact Details

140 North Reef Road, Elandsfontein, Johannesburg, 1429

Tel. Number: +27 (0)11 776 4300

Fax Number: +27 (0)11 822 8524


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